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Doyne honeycomb retinal dystrophy


Other Names for this Disease

  • DHD
  • DHRD
  • Doyne honeycomb degeneration of retina
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  • My 74 year old mother and I have lived with DHRD for years. My mother is legally blind and I am now losing my night vision, color vision, etc. Today my 17 year old son was diagnosed with DHRD in the early stages. Is there anything he can do to help slow the process down? Wear sunglasses, take omega 3 vitamins, anything? How common is it for males to be diagnosed with DHRD? What is the best way to find a doctor who specializes in DHRD? Click here for answer

  • When diagnosed with this disorder, how quickly might vision loss occur? Are there treatments or preventions? How can I keep my eyesight so I can care for my young children? Click here for answer

  • How rare is this disease? How many Americans are diagnosed with it? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • DHD
  • DHRD
  • Doyne honeycomb degeneration of retina
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.